State Assembly Speaker P D Sona on Wednesday inaugurated the welcome gate “Martyr Tape Yajo Dwaar” in presence of Major General V.K. Purohit, GOC, Brigadier D.S Rathod and Colonel Dilip Singh Rathod at Besang in Karo village to commemorate Amarveer Tape Yajo who made the supreme sacrifice and laid down his life for the nation.
Late Naik Tape Yajo hailing from Karo village under Pidi Circle of Shi-Yomi had laid down his life during operation against terrorist in Jammu & Kashmir while leading scout of the attacking column tasked to eliminate terrorists in Poonch sector of Jammu & Kashmir life on 21st September 2008. During the operation, terrorists attacked unexpectedly from a very close range with heavy automatic gun fire and in the ensuing gunfight at close range Nike Tape Yajo was wounded with bullet injury.
Despite being wounded and bleeding profusely, he charged the terrorists at close range and he and his team killed three hardcore terrorist. His gallant action led to the elimination of the terrorists without causing further damage to the nation. Being grievously injured, Naik Tape Yajo Succumbed to his injuries and laid down his life on 22 September 2008.
The Speaker also unveiled the bust of Amarveer Tape Yajo, Kirti Chakra, on the occasion.